Archive | June, 2010

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WASHINGTON HOTLINE Tax Extenders Drama Continues The Senate and House continue in their efforts to pass the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010 (H.R. 4213). Both parties are debating the cost of the bill and the tax offsets. On June 17, 2010, Senate Finance Chair Max Baucus (D-MT) offered his latest version […]

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WASHINGTON HOTLINE Senate Extenders Compromise on Hedge Fund Taxes The Senate continues to move forward on the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010 (H.R. 4213). Following passage of the bill by the House on May 28, 2010, the Senate has taken up the legislation. The House bill’s principal offset is a tax […]

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A Family Mission Statement Can Help Any Family Manage Assets, Philanthropy and Direction

A Family Mission Statement Can Help Any Family Manage Assets, Philanthropy and Direction A family doesn’t need a surname like Vanderbilt to benefit from a family mission statement.  A mission statement is a collaborative document created by one or more generations of family so standards and goals can be set for the handling of all […]

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WASHINGTON HOTLINE Senate Promises To Amend Tax Extenders Bill On May 28, 2010, the House passed the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act of 2010 (H.R. 4213) by a vote of 215-204. The bill now will go to the Senate as it returns to Washington the week of June 7. After passage of the […]

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Feel Like Un-Retiring? How to Prepare

Feel Like Un-Retiring? How to Prepare Last October, the MetLife Mature Market Institute released a study that said the over-55 workforce will account for almost 93 percent of the net increase in the U.S. civilian labor force between 2006 and 2016. At the same time, MetLife reported that many American workers plan to stay on […]

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WASHINGTON HOTLINE Tax Extenders Bill Delayed Until June Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has deferred a vote on the “tax extenders” bill until the Senate returns from its Memorial Day recess on June 7, 2010. He indicated this week that there is continuing debate about the tax provisions in the American Jobs and Closing […]

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